Application Engineer

Carpentersville, IL 60110

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Applications / Sales Job Number: ND7194621211 Compensation: $72800-83200 / year

Job Description

Sterling Engineering has partnered with a company north of Elgin that is a growing manufacturer of airflow machinery on bringing in an Applications Engineer to be a "swiss-army knife" on the engineering team. This is a good role to get a blend of mechanical engineering, and customer collaboration project experience.

Location: Carpentersville, IL (Will Eventually Allow Hybrid Setting)
$$: 75-82k
Title: Applications Engineer (blend of mechanical engineering and customer interfacing)
Industry: Machinery Manufacturing


  • Design and develop product from specifications and related components indicating ideas for new or modified products.
  • Help prepare drawings and specifications utilizing SolidWorks or AutoCad
  • Generate engineering reports to present to key customers
  • Advise and assist in Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering activities including, cost estimating, production, and quality problems


  • Bachelors in Engineering related field (preferably in line with mechanical)
  • Experience with SolidWorks and AutoCad
  • At least 1 year of full time engineering experience
  • Must be able to commute (company will not relocate candidates at this time)

Meet Your Recruiter

Erik Butzen
Technical Recruiter

Erik Butzen is a skilled and compassionate Senior Recruiter passionate about empowering individuals to advance in their careers. With two years of dedicated service at Sterling, Erik has already significantly impacted the organization's talent acquisition efforts.

Having honed his expertise over five years in the field of recruiting, Erik possesses a deep understanding of the industry's intricacies. His journey began with the desire to assist individuals in finding opportunities that would propel their professional growth forward.

As a Senior Recruiter, Erik takes great pride in his ability to help people make meaningful advancements in their careers. Whether it's guiding a candidate through the interview process, providing valuable insights into the job market, or matching the right talent with the perfect role, Erik is committed to positively impacting the lives of those he interacts with.

One of Erik's most valuable pieces of advice to both hiring managers and fellow recruiters is to ask a lot of questions. Understanding the needs and expectations of both candidates and employers is essential to finding the best fit for both parties.

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